Join a free digital occasion held by Smithsonian journal May 11 at 7 p.m. The academic occasion showcases sustainable oyster farming within the Lowcountry and a recipe on making a Southern seafood dish.
The occasion is hosted by Lowcountry Oyster Company founder Trey “Cricket” McMillan, adopted by a cooking demonstration from chef John Ondo, South Carolina’s 2022 Chef Ambassador and government chef at The Atlantic Room and Ryder Cup Bar at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.
McMillan will share his sustainable oyster farming origin after 15+ years as an expert fisherman, together with his personal practices, the expertise used and strategies to hand-raise oysters. Ondo will present his personal insights with the Lowcountry favourite and share his experiences cooking within the area. Together, the hosts will discover the wealthy historical past of oysters and its distinctive taste and connection to the Lowcountry.
Following, Ondo will host a digital cooking lesson of baked oysters, ready southern Rockefeller-style with pimento cheese, greens and brown-buttered Ritz crackers. Attendees might be supplied the recipe to make at dwelling.
Smithsonian journal senior editor Jennie Rothenberg Gritz will spherical out the occasion with a dialogue the place you possibly can pose your personal questions.
The occasion is free, however house is proscribed. To safe a spot, head to Eventbrite and be taught in regards to the Lowcountry delight.
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